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      Shop By Color: Holiday 2022 Gift Guide

      Shop By Color: Holiday 2022 Gift Guide

      It's that time of year when we realize the giving season is heading our way at rapid speed. It'll be a somewhat familiar holiday time because while we are still very much aware that there are certain health precautions we still must take for the safety of everyone, a few of us will be coming together in person to celebrate our love for each other, albeit in very strategic ways.


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      One tradition that won't change for us is the exchange of gifts and tokens of caring. I made sure that I got an early start this year since almost every present will be sent via some form of delivery service and this year will continue to be quite a challenge. So while I was in the midst of my shopping frenzy, I thought I'd try to help you with your gifting adventure! 


      Pantone Color Trend Forecast Autumn/Winter 22/23 

      Color swatches from Pantone. 

      I've gathered some pretty cool gifts that are sure to accommodate most budgets, from wallet-friendly to luxury. I hope there's something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Since I live and breathe by beautiful, vibrant colors, I curated this gift guide using the colors I was inspired by from the Pantone Autumn/Winter 22/23 Trend Report!

      It's a color palette that is not at all classic but exudes grand expression while maintaining a sense of calm vibrancy. These shades meant to excite but will enhance your desire to create unique self statements. Many of the fabulous items you'll find in this Gift Guide are from my great partners at Macy's

      So, get out your gift list, have lots of fun and shop-by-color now!


      Love Juliet


       Lava Falls Gift Guide


      1.  BRAHMIN Duxbury Leather Satchel

      2.  JOURNEE COLLECTION Morgaan Tall Boots

      3.  HUGO BOSS Men’s Double Breasted Coat

      4.  G-SHOCK Men’s Analog-Digital Strap Watch

      5.  CHARTER CLUB Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater


      Samoan Sun Holiday Gift Guide 

      1.  HANDY LIVING George Armless Chair

      2.  FIESTA 4pc Daffodil Place Setting

      3.  COTTON ON Little Girls Marlo Track Pants

      4.  LONDONTOWN Lakur Enhanced Color Nail Polish in Mango

      5.  FREDDO Deluxe Push Ride-On



      Waterspout Holiday Gift Guide


      1.  JULRE DESIGNS STUDIO Apatite Slice Necklace

      2.  NAUTICA Vitamin Sea Candle

      3.  BCBGeneration Hooded Puffer Coat

      4.  TIFFANY & CO Tiffany & Love Eau de Parfum

      5.  BELLA Hot Air Popcorn Maker



      Caramel Cafe Holiday Gift Guide

      1.  NAMBE Vie Wine Rack

      2.  LUCKY BRAND Stud Leather Belt

      3.  DKNY Bryant Backpack

      4.  COTTON ON Big Girls Wide Brim Hat

      5.  UGG Westsider Slides





      Bellini and Glazed Ginger

      Bellini and Glazed Ginger - JulRe Designs LLC

      A sultry brown hue paired with an ethereal peachy-blush tone makes this color duo a seductive match!

      Brown can represent steadfastness and simplicity while light blush colors often signify vigor and freshness.  We have paired sweet Glazed Ginger with the delicate and graceful Bellini is a yin and yang combo. perfect for classic styles, moods and even flavors.

      One of my favorite flavor pairings is ginger and peach.  The pungency of ginger actually contrasts with the full fruitiness of peach but for my palate, they're a match made in food nirvana.  I like to use this flavor mix for many recipes, but cocktails are my favorite.  I'm currently captivated by this Ginger Peach Bellini from Daily Waffle! You will understand my obsession once you try the recipe below.

      Gingery Peach Bellini - Daily Waffleimage above and recipe below: Daily Waffle

      JulRe Designs Disclaimers


      Serves: 1


      • 2 oz. ginger peach syrup
      • 4 oz. prosecco (La Marca is slightly sweet and makes for a nice Bellini)


      1. Pour 2 oz. of ginger peach syrup into a champagne flute. Top with prosecco. Yep, that's it.

      TOPSHOP at Nordstrom

      Energy opposites attract with this Color Craze twosome, and what better way to celebrate a strong coupling than with looks that are sure to WOW!  I've curated 2 style boards below. The first look is with pieces that can easily work for an evening out with your partner or a daytime wedding. Go forth and  SHOP!

      Color Craze: Bellini and Glazed Ginger Style Board - The Color Lab Blog

      1. Elisabeth Earrings from JulRe Designs

      2. OUGES Stand Collar Sleeveless Dress - an unbelievable price!

      3. Tom Ford Lip Color in Wild Ginger

      4. ALLSAINTS Captain Leather Crossbody Bag

      5. Enzo Angiolini Addalyn Strappy Sandal

      6. Cirque Colors Nail Polish in Met Steps

      7. NARS Eyeshadow Duo in Surabaya


      SHOP Bloomingdales! 

      The second look below is a more casual outfit perfect for an upscale  BBQ or an early evening rooftop cocktail party. Such fabulous finds that are wallet-friendly too!

      Color Craze - Bellini and Glazed Ginger - Style Board 2

      1. Helen Kaminski Villa Straw Hat

      2. Belle Pogue Steampunk Peasant Top

      3. Kate Spade New York Kiya Sunglasses

      4. Rag & Bone Atlas Belt Bag

      5. GemmyJewels Thin Stone Bracelet 

      6. Marc Fisher LTD Alida Espadrille Platform Wedge

      7. TIBI Side Snap Shorts

      8. Cirque Color Creme Nail Polish in Coffee Talk

      9. Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipstick in Peachy

      I'm so inspired by this tasty color pairing for fashion, food and home decor. I'd love to see your favorite ways to use Bellini and Glazed Ginger together or individually by sharing your style with us on Instagram or Facebook.

      And be sure to subscribe to our INsider newsletter so you never miss a new, color-filled post from The Color Lab Blog!

      Until next time, keep living a color-filled life!


      Warby Parker - SHOP NOW

      Golden Rod and Bronze Brown

      Golden Rod and Bronze Brown - JulRe Designs LLC

      It’s all about the throwback with this craze!  

      Image:  Flickr

      Golden Rod and Bronze Brown brings us back to the groovy 70s, when bold color combos were so fly. The warm Golden Rod pairs so well with the smooth Bronze Brown for a far out combo. Can you dig it?

      The Food Charlatan’s brown sugar yellow cake with chocolate frosting is the perfect companion to this smooth craze.  It’s sweet, warm and gooey with a rich and decadent finish.  I know I will be serving this cake for a rich summer dessert soon.  Find the recipe here!



      I will be using this craze to create a simple look that hearkens back to simpler times. Here are some of my favorite Golden Rod and Bronze Brown finds:

      1. Milumia Women's Lantern Sleeve Pleated Detail Button Down Blouse Shirt

      2. Lawliet Linen Summer Womens Kentucky Derby Wide Brim Sun Hat 

      3. Need Sunglasses? By OPI Polish  

      4. Lady Backpack Casual Rucksack for Women

      5. PRETTYGARDEN Women’s Fashion High Elastic Waist Polka Dot Printed Pleated Midi Vintage Skirts with Pockets

      6. Jim Halo Retro Round Mirrored Sunglasses

      7. Vince Camuto Fretzia Perforated Boot

      8. INC International Concepts ID Card case

      I can’t wait to use this color duo to add a throwback kick to my style this summer.  Will you be joining me? If you’d like to share your Golden Rod and Bronze Brown-inspired fashion, food or home decor with me, be sure to tag @JulReDesigns on Instagram and use the hashtag #colorfilledlife.  Your photo could be featured on our Instagram, Facebook or even in our INsider newsletter!

      For even more Golden Rod and Bronze Brown inspiration, find this week's Color Craze combo on our board of curated images on Pinterest.

      As always, keep living a color-filled life!

      Chocolate and Cherry

      this rich color combo is decadent AND delicious.

      Chocolate & Cherry

      images: (top left to right, clockwise) thread, boots, flower art, forest, beach wedding reception

      desire more of this deliciousness? view our Color Craze: Chocolate & Cherry board on Pinterest.

      as fall approaches, we crave colors that wrap us in luxurious comfort, subtle radiance and sumptuous softness. you can almost see the sweetness. wear these colors when you want lusciousness and delectable. add accents in gold for more glam. perhaps a set of bangles and a pair of statement studs?

      Chocolate and Cherry Style Board

      images: (top left, clockwise) tibi crewneck sweater, tom ford sunglasses, graciana earrings, bracelets from the bangle bar (available late september), marni shoulder bag, palazzo pants, sam edelman leopard pumps, OPI nail polish